Now federal agencies have been forced into transitioning from an industrial age model of how to manage people to an information age construct.
The Navy has long said it wants to replace its “industrial age” personnel processes with 21st century approaches to talent management.
The Army’s new way of looking at soldiers matches skills, behaviors and preferences to command needs.
Dr. Charles “Chuck” Brandon, director for continuous process improvement (CPI) in the Army’s Office of Business Transformation, has gotten rid of a backlog in the Army Review Boards Agency and reduced Procurement Acquisition Lead Time.
John Willison, deputy to the commanding general of the Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC), said the service is planning for its workforce needs of today as well as 3 or 5 years from now.
The Navy has started to build virtual replicas of the systems that comprise the IT networks aboard its warships, starting with the ships in the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt strike group.
Gwen DeFilippi, Air Force assistant deputy chief of staff for manpower, personnel and services, said a new data lake will lead the service to having better personnel systems.